Care recipient (cr) is having trouble holding onto eating utensils during meals due to arthritis or general weakness

Try: Wrap the handles of all the cr’s eating utensils with duct tape wash the utensils after each meal so that the cr will have a permanent set the utensils with larger or bulkier handles allow for easier grasping and picking up from the table

Materials: Duct tape utensil set

Categories: Medical Physical, Personal

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Keywords: Difficulty eating weak hands dropping utensils knives forks and spoons

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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